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930668.2 – 8431.2   Hypenopsis sonora Landry & Landry, 2023

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Distribution: USA: Southern CA, southern AZ, southernmost TX; Mexico: Oaxaca.
Holotype: Tierrasanta, San Diego, CA.
Similar Species:
  • Hypenopsis macula (Druce, 1891) is not found in Southwest but possible overlap in southern TX.
  • Hypenopsis calusa Landry & Landry, 2023) is not found in Southwest but does extend to southernmost TX.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Hypenopsis sonora Landry & Landry, 2023, n. sp., Rev. suisse zool., 130(2): 373; figs. 7, 28­-29, 37­-38, 49.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAH4894 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Landry, J.-F., Landry, B., Goldstein, P., 2023. On the species formerly assigned to Schrankia Hübner (Erebidae: Hypenodinae) in the Western Hemisphere, with the revalidation of Hypenopsis Dyar and descriptions of three new species. Revue suisse de Zoologie, 130(2): 353­-387.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 42.31f; p. 253. Book Review and ordering
Hypenopsis sonora
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Hypenopsis sonora
- holotype - LG – © JFL (Landry et al., 2023)

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